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On Her Majesty’s Service: Mitre Linen Awarded Renewal of Royal Warrant

The team at Mitre Linen, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of bed linen, bedding towelling products and soft furnishings to the hospitality industry in the UK and beyond, is delighted to announce the company has again been awarded Her Majesty The Queen’s Royal Warrant. Based in Dowlais in Wales, Mitre has proudly held HM …
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Planning your Business Exit

It may seem odd to develop a business exit plan this soon, to anticipate the day you’ll leave your business, but potential investors will want to know your long-term plans. Your exit plans need to be clear in your mind because they will dictate how you operate the company. In an ideal world, you would …
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Lord Heseltine: Give Metro Mayors greater powers to deliver housing, skills and jobs

Britain’s metro mayors should be given greater powers over housing, schools and jobs to truly transform our cities and drive the economy, a new report from former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine has concluded. Lord Heseltine’s report Empowering English Cities, commissioned by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and backed by the UK’s six Metro …
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UK employees work the longest hours in the EU

UK employees work the longest hours in the EU but are the least productive – and office flirting may be to blame The British work the longest hours in the EU, but are less productive than those in some other countries. Full-time employees in the UK worked an average 42 hours a week last year, …
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Christmas parties done a little differently at Hyde and Co

If you’re looking to throw a Christmas Party your guests won’t forget in a hurry then look no further than the Hyde & Co group, some of the most exciting, unusual and unique venues in the city. With seven award winning bars, restaurants and event spaces in town, Hyde & Co have something for everyone …
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The new challenges facing today’s Fleet Managers

Management, in general, is taxing, but managing fleets of vehicles comes with its own unique set of challenges. To be a successful transport manager takes a particular set of qualities: not just attention to detail and diligence, but flexibility, strong analytical skills and the ability to switch between different tasks at a moment’s notice. The …
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ETP Property Consultants continues to grow

Fast moving property consultancy ETP has strengthened its Bristol-based team with the promotion of Amy Hoskins and the appointment of two new staff members. Amy Hoskins, who has recently qualified as a Chartered Surveyor, said the diversity of the workload and the need to develop a wide range of business skills initially attracted her to …